Performance Learning Webinar Series: Global Expansion
Jan
19
Mar 23

Performance Learning Webinar Series: Global Expansion

The global economy is at a turning point. Whether companies are aware of it or not, they are already competing globally - are you prepared to give your company a major advantage? Join Alberta Women Entrepreneurs and our guest Global Expansion expert, Michele Hecken, in navigating the possibility of expanding and elevating your business by venturing into other global markets!

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs is hosting five upcoming webinars to help prepare you to take on the world, literally. The upcoming webinars include:

  • Global Readiness- Part 1, January 10
  • Global Readiness- Part 2, January 19
  • 4 Stages of Creating A Successful Global Expansion Strategy- Part 1, February 9
  • 4 Stages of Creating A Successful Global Expansion Strategy- Part 2, March 2
  • Succeeding in the Local Market, March 23

You can buy the entire series for a bundled price or purchase each webinar individually. To learn more about each webinar and to register click here. These are learning opportunities you won't want to miss! 

Networking and Information Reception - Edmonton
Jan
25
4:00 pm16:00

Networking and Information Reception - Edmonton

On January 25 join AWE for a networking event in Edmonton. Connect with our clients, staff and partner organizations. We will be sharing information about our upcoming events and programing in 2017 including our PeerSpark program.

PeerSpark™ is a peer-support program that brings together like-minded women to explore strategic planning for growth and the various areas of business operations. It includes intensive leadership development, business skills development and coaching in a facilitated peer group setting.

There will be appetizers and a cash bar from 4 pm - 6 pm.

Register here.

Learning Day - Building a Resilient Business
Feb
22
9:30 am09:30

Learning Day - Building a Resilient Business

As business owners, we feel the pressure of these uncertain and challenging economic times, and as women, we know that the best way to tackle a challenge is to do it together. 

We invite you to attend Alberta Women Entrepreneur’s (AWE) Learning Day: Growing a Resilient Business,an event to support women entrepreneurs through skills training and community networking, at MacEwan University in Edmonton on February 22, 2017.

The experience and insights you’ll gain are invaluable; here are just some of the reasons to join us: 

Hear inspiring and educational talks from industry experts on topics including HR, social media, and e-commerce, among others

  • Expand your business tool kit through a number of workshops
  • Connect with like-minded professional women and the business community
  • Learn best practices to grow your business
  • Discover our PeerSpark™program and learn how it can help you build confidence, improve your business acumen, and accelerate your business success

Our full day event gives you access to:

  •  Workshops on various topics related to scaling your business for success including human resources, operations, marketing, sales, and technology
  • An overview of diverse financing options accessible to you to help grow your business
  • One-on-one time with specialists from the community that can help navigate resources for business owners

Register here.

Edmonton: Are You Ready For Entrepreneurship?
Mar
2
5:30 pm17:30

Edmonton: Are You Ready For Entrepreneurship?

Starting and creating your own business is life-changing. It can be fun, exciting and challenging!

In this interactive, two hour introductory workshop you will be introduced to the life of an entrepreneur. You will be provided with information to help you decide if owning a business is right for you. You will also receive resources that can help you in the next steps to entrepreneurship.

Register here.

Edmonton: Roadmap for Success
Mar
7
5:30 pm17:30

Edmonton: Roadmap for Success

The number one starting point for any business small or large should be a business plan.

This 3 hour workshop will show you how to build a business plan and learn the basics of marketing, research, and financials. You should attend this workshop if you have been operating your business for a few years but have noot yet written a business plan or if you are an aspiring entrepreneur with a specific business idea.

In this workshop you will:

  • Draft the components of a good business plan that will help you move forward with confidence
  • Learn the tools available to conduct informative market research
  • Create a marketing plan and marketing activities that reach your target customer
  • Learn how to create financial plans that will support business viability 

Workshop length: 3 hours

Price: $89+GST 

Register here

 


Edmonton: Are You Ready For Entrepreneurship?
Jan
19
5:30 pm17:30

Edmonton: Are You Ready For Entrepreneurship?

Starting and creating your own business is life-changing. It can be fun, exciting and challenging!

In this interactive, two hour introductory workshop you will be introduced to the life of an entrepreneur. You will be provided with information to help you decide if owning a business is right for you. You will also receive resources that can help you in the next steps to entrepreneurship.

Register here.

Networking and Information Reception - Calgary
Jan
19
4:00 pm16:00

Networking and Information Reception - Calgary

On January 19 join AWE for a networking event. Connect with our clients, staff and partner organizations. We will be sharing information about our upcoming events and programing in 2017 including our PeerSpark program.

PeerSpark™ is a peer-support program that brings together like-minded women to explore strategic planning for growth and the various areas of business operations. It includes intensive leadership development, business skills development and coaching in a facilitated peer group setting.

There will be appetizers and a cash bar from 4 pm - 6 pm.

Register here.

Alberta Council of Technologies Presents: Creating the New Alberta Convention
Nov
26
9:00 am09:00

Alberta Council of Technologies Presents: Creating the New Alberta Convention

This electrifying convention will set direction and take action for Alberta’s economic recovery and long-term diversification.

Alberta is coming together as industry and professional leaders to share their Big Ideas.  This is your opportunity to share your Big Ideas with the team of Albertans who will help see them through. This is a gathering for you, me, and all Albertans where we will discuss what can be done, what is being done, and what will be done.

The Creating the New Alberta Convention is the spark that will move Alberta forward along the road to economic recovery and long-term diversification.  All the players will be there with their sleeves rolled up, ready to take action.  The time is NOW for innovation.

Register today! Save 20% we you register using the code "AWE" 

 Global Expansion Series: Why Look at Global Markets?
Nov
8
11:00 am11:00

Global Expansion Series: Why Look at Global Markets?

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) would like to help equip you with valuable knowledge and tools to help you assess your readiness for expansion of your business! We would like to welcome you to join the first webinar of our Global Expansion Series “Why Look at Global Markets?” on November 8th, 2016 to learn more about the great potential this may have for your company!

The global economy is at a turning point. Whether companies are aware of it or not, they are already competing globally - are you prepared to give your company a major advantage? Join AWE and our guest Global Expansion expert, Michele Hecken, in navigating the possibility of expanding and elevating your business by venturing into other global markets!

In this first session of our 6 part Global Expansion Webinar Series, you will learn:

  • The top 10 reasons you should be looking at global markets for growth
  • Current international markets suitable for Alberta companies
  • Common roadblocks and challenges and how to overcome them
  • Growth and competitiveness in a changing marketplace
  • Common misconceptions about "going global"
  • Innovation and competitive advantage

After this webinar session, you will have what you need to help decide whether going global is right for you!

Here is the link to register:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-expansion-series-why-look-at-global-markets-tickets-28557720912

Stay tuned for these next webinars in our 6 Part Series! 

  • Global Readiness - Part One
  • Global Readiness - Part Two
  • Four Stages of Creating a Successful Global Expansion Strategy - Part One
  • Four Stages of Creating a Successful Global Expansion Strategy - Part Two
  • Succeeding in the Local Market